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The function of an input device is to provide data and control signals to an information processing system like a computer. There are several different kinds of input devices used in a computer. These include a keyboard,... More »

According to Computer Hope, an input device is any piece of hardware capable of sending data to a computer. The data sent must be used to interact with or control the computer itself. More »

Manual input devices are those peripheral accessories of a computer system that allow users to directly interact with that computer and its systems. These range from video capture devices and cameras to a simple mouse an... More »

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When dealing with computers, an input device is defined as any hardware which allows for information, data or input to be transmitted to the computer. This could be anything from a keyboard and mouse to a barcode reader. More »

Computer processing devices are used to process data using program instructions, manipulate functions, perform calculations and control other hardware devices. They play an important part in the processing operations of ... More »

The four data processing functions of a computer are data input, processing, output and storage. Each process serves a distinct function in data handling, and each function makes use of specific hardware to facilitate it... More »

According to Computer Hope, an input device is any piece of hardware capable of sending data to a computer. The data sent must be used to interact with or control the computer itself. More »